Susman Godfrey Is Top-Tier Nationally in Antitrust, Energy, and General Commercial Disputes
The 2020 edition of The Legal 500 guide to the leading law practices in the United States has ranked Susman Godfrey as top-tier nationally ... Read more

June 2020

Twelve Susman Godfrey Attorneys Recognized by Southern California Super Lawyers
Twelve attorneys from Susman Godfrey’s Los Angeles office were recognized by Super Lawyers and named to either the 2020 Southern California Super Lawyers ... Read more

June 2020

Susman Godfrey Partners’ Statement to Our Employees Regarding the Wanton Killing of George Floyd and the Ensuing Public Protests
“You can kill a man, but you can’t kill an idea” Those are the words of Medgar Evers, who was murdered fifty-seven years ... Read more

June 2020

Susman Godfrey Files Class Action Against Sentinel Insurance Company Over COVID-19 Business Interruption and Lost Income Claims
Susman Godfrey LLP has filed a breach of contract class-action suit against Sentinel Insurance Company on behalf of a proposed class of businesses ... Read more

June 2020

Susman Godfrey Partner Stephen Shackelford Featured on Legalist’s “Rainmaker”
New York Partner Stephen Shackelford, Jr. was featured on this week’s Legalist “Rainmaker” podcast, a series in which top lawyers are interviewed about ... Read more

May 2020

Max Tribble and Kalpana Srinivasan Featured on Great Trials Podcasts: Conversations with America’s Leading Trial Lawyers
Susman Godfrey’s landmark trial win on behalf of client HouseCanary is the focus of a brand-new Great Trials Podcast: Conversations with America’s Leading ... Read more

May 2020

Chanler Langham Honored with a President’s Award by the Houston Bar Association
The Houston Bar Association (HBA) presented Houston-based partner, Chanler Langham, with their annual President’s Award in recognition of his leadership and dedicated work ... Read more

May 2020

17 Susman Godfrey Trial Lawyers Among Lawdragon’s “Best of the Best” in America
Seventeen Susman Godfrey partners were named to the 2020 edition of Lawdragon’s 500 Leading Lawyers, “the most elite distinction in the profession, covering ... Read more

May 2020

The National Law Journal Names Ryan Caughey, Oleg Elkhunovich, and Kalpana Srinivasan 2020 Plaintiffs’ Lawyer Trailblazers
The National Law Journal has named Susman Godfrey partners, Ryan Caughey, Oleg Elkhunovich, and Kalpana Srinivasan, among the Plaintiff Lawyer Trailblazers in their fourth annual compilation ... Read more

May 2020

Bill Carmody Invited to Join Law360’s Trials Editorial Advisory Board for the Second Year in a Row
Head of Susman Godfrey’s New York Office, Bill Carmody, has been invited by Law360 to serve on their 2020 Trials Advisory Board.  This is the second ... Read more

April 2020

Marc Seltzer Included on Law360’s 2020 Securities Editorial Advisory Board
Head of Susman Godfrey’s Los Angeles Office, Marc Seltzer, has been selected by Law360 to serve on their 2020 Securities Editorial Advisory Board.  The purpose of ... Read more

April 2020

Susman Godfrey Attorneys and Practices Earn Top Rankings in Chambers USA
Fourteen Susman Godfrey attorneys recognized as Leading Practitioners, including three newly honored individuals; all four offices ranked as Leading Locations Susman Godfrey made ... Read more

April 2020

Susman Godfrey Partners with Civil Rights Organizations to Remedy Dangerous Conditions in Dallas County Jail During COVID-19 Outbreak
Susman Godfrey has partnered with the American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Texas, Civil Rights Corps, and the Next Generation Action Network Legal ... Read more

April 2020

Susman Godfrey Secures Final Judgment of Nearly $40M for Repeat Precision in Diamondback Industries Lawsuit Victory
Susman Godfrey LLP has won a final judgment of nearly $40 million for client Repeat Precision, LLC, which was the target of a ... Read more

April 2020

Susman Godfrey Scores Pro Bono Win on Behalf of New York University
Lawyers from Susman Godfrey scored a win for pro bono client, New York University (NYU), on Tuesday when a judge from the Southern ... Read more

April 2020

Brian Melton Honored by University of Houston Law School with the Private Practice Achievement Award
Houston-based Partner, Brian Melton, is being honored by the University of Houston Law School Alumni Association with their annual Private Practice Achievement Award.  ... Read more

March 2020

Kalpana Srinivasan Named Again a Top Intellectual Property Lawyer by the Daily Journal
Kalpana Srinivasan, has been named by the Daily Journal as a 2020 Top Intellectual Property Lawyer in California. This is her second consecutive ... Read more

March 2020

Susman Godfrey Wins Big at Benchmark Litigation’s 2020 Legal Award Ceremony
Picks Up 4 Attorney Awards and a Nod for Impact Case of the Year Susman Godfrey and its lawyers have been recognized as ... Read more

March 2020

Six Susman Godfrey Lawyers Recognized by Texas Super Lawyers as Rising Stars
Six lawyers from Susman Godfrey’s Houston office have been selected to the 2020 Texas Rising Stars list. Each of these lawyers is accomplished ... Read more

March 2020

Shawn Rabin is Named an Employment Law Trailblazer by National Law Journal
New York partner, Shawn Rabin, has been named a 2020 Employment Law Trailblazer by the National Law Journal.  In the feature, NLJ recognizes ... Read more

March 2020

James Southwick Named to Board of Advisors at Syracuse University College of Law
Syracuse University College of Law has just announced that Houston Partner, James Southwick, has joined their Board of Advisors. The appointment underscores the ... Read more

February 2020

Susman Godfrey Wins Partial Summary Judgment for Alley Theatre in Pro Bono Insurance Lawsuit over Coverage of Hurricane Harvey Damage
Susman Godfrey has secured a partial summary judgment win for Houston’s historic Alley Theatre in an insurance coverage lawsuit the firm handled pro ... Read more

February 2020

Kalpana Srinivasan Named Top Minority Lawyer in Los Angeles by Los Angeles Business Journal
Los Angeles Partner, Kalpana Srinivasan, has been named a Top Minority Lawyer in Los Angeles by Los Angeles Business Journal. In their profile ... Read more

January 2020

Susman Godfrey Named Class Action Firm of the Year by National Law Journal’s Elite Trial Lawyers
Susman Godfrey has been named a ‘Class Action Firm of The Year’ by National Law Journal in recognition of its successful prosecution of high-profile ... Read more

January 2020

Susman Godfrey Nominated Across Fourteen Categories in Benchmark Litigation’s Annual Legal Awards
Susman Godfrey and its lawyers have been recognized as nominees for the eighth annual Benchmark Litigation US awards in fourteen categories spanning the ... Read more

January 2020

New York Partner Shawn Rabin is Guest Columnist for Bloomberg News
New York-based Partner, Shawn Rabin, is a guest columnist for Bloomberg News this week.  His article, Litigation Funding Success Breeds New Set of ... Read more

January 2020

Texas Appellate Court Upholds Susman Godfrey Victory for Westlake Chemical Corporation
The Texas Fourteenth Court of Appeals has upheld a win secured by Susman Godfrey LLP on behalf of client Westlake Chemical Corporation. The ... Read more

December 2019

Susman Godfrey Shatters the Market with Extraordinary Bonuses for 2019 and Welcomes Six New Partners
Susman Godfrey announced today that its associates would receive extraordinary bonuses for 2019. The firm had another spectacularly successful year on behalf of ... Read more

December 2019

U.S. Supreme Court Declines Review of Susman Godfrey’s $48.7M Win for Apache
The United States Supreme Court has declined a petition by W&T Offshore, Inc. to review and reverse the Fifth Circuit's decision upholding a ... Read more

December 2019

Susman Godfrey Named Interim Lead Counsel to Represent Authors in Proposed Class Action Against Cengage over Failure to Pay Textbook Royalties
Authors likely owed millions in royalties Susman Godfrey L.L.P. has been named interim lead counsel to represent textbook authors in a class action ... Read more

December 2019

The American Lawyer Names Susman Godfrey Specialty/Boutique Litigation Department of the Year
Susman Godfrey has received the Specialty/Boutique Litigation Department of the Year award for 2019 from The American Lawyer. Honorees were announced during the ... Read more

December 2019

Rachel Black and Kalpana Srinivasan Named 2020 Elite Women of the Plaintiffs Bar
Rachel Black and Kalpana Srinivasan have been named 2020 Elite Women of the Plaintiffs Bar by the National Law Journal.  Ms. Black is ... Read more

November 2019

Bill Carmody and Kalpana Srinivasan Named Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America by Benchmark Litigation
Carmody and Srinivasan are named to the Top 100 List of lawyers who, “command ever-increasing levels of reverence as masters of a seemingly ... Read more

November 2019

Marc Seltzer Honored by the American Jewish Committee at their 39th Annual Learned Hand Awards Dinner
The Head of Susman Godfrey’s Los Angeles Office, Marc Seltzer, is being honored this week by the American Jewish Committee (AJC) at the ... Read more

November 2019

U.S. News Names Susman Godfrey a Top Tier Firm In its Best Lawyers and Law Firms Rankings
U.S. News has awarded Susman Godfrey a Tier One ranking nationally in five different practice areas in its 2020 edition Best Lawyers Best ... Read more

November 2019

Partner Randy Wilson Has the Rare Distinction of Being Named to Both Lawdragon’s List of the Nation’s Leading Judges and Lawdragon’s List of the Nation’s Leading Lawyers
Wilson is Second Person Ever to Receive This Dual Honor Texas partner and Judge, Randy Wilson, earned a rare distinction this month when ... Read more

October 2019

Lexie White Profiled by Lawdragon as Part of Their Lawyer Limelight Series
Lawdragon profiled Susman Godfrey Partner Lexie White in their October 2019 Lawyer Limelight article.  The article highlights Lexie’s history at Susman Godfrey, some of her ... Read more

October 2019

Shawn Raymond Honored by University of Texas School of Law as the 2019 Distinguished Alumnus for Community Service
On October 7th, Houston partner Shawn Raymond was honored by the University of Texas School of Law as the 2019 Distinguished Alumnus for ... Read more

October 2019

Susman Godfrey Client Green Mountain Receives Payment of $64.5 Million Final Judgment Following Jury Verdict in Patent Infringement Suit Against Ardagh Glass, Inc.
Jury verdict of $50.5 million became a $64.5 million final judgment after interest Susman Godfrey client Green Mountain Glass, LLC. has received payment ... Read more

October 2019

Kalpana Srinivasan Named Top Trade Secrets Lawyer by Daily Journal
Susman Godfrey partner, Kalpana Srinivasan, has been named by the Daily Journal as a 2019 Top Trade Secrets Lawyer in California. Srinivasan is recognized as a top lawyer for ... Read more

October 2019

Susman Godfrey Honored by the American Antitrust Institute for the Fourth Year in a Row
Susman Godfrey and ten of the firm’s lawyers have been named honorees by the American Antitrust Institute (AAI) as part of its 2019 Antitrust Enforcement ... Read more

October 2019

39 Partners Recognized on Lawdragon 500’s Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers
54% of the Firm’s Partnership is included on Lawdragon’s list of the top 500 plaintiff financial lawyers in the country – more lawyers ... Read more

September 2019

Super Lawyers Honors Susman Godfrey Attorneys
More than half of all partners and associates at Susman Godfrey received honors from Super Lawyers in 2019, with 72% of the firm’s partnership receiving ... Read more

September 2019

Whidbey Island Residents File Class Action Lawsuit Against U.S. Navy Over Impact of New Growler Flights
Susman Godfrey L.L.P. and Marzulla Law, LLC have filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of the owners of more than 30 properties ... Read more

September 2019

Three Susman Godfrey Lawyers Named to Law360’s Annual Rising Stars List
Ashley McMillian Named “Energy Rising Star,” Glenn Bridgman Named “Insurance Rising Star,” & Rocco Magni Named “Trials Rising Star” Partner Ashley McMillian and ... Read more

September 2019

The National Law Journal Names Partner Dan Shih an Equality Trailblazer
The National Law Journal has named Susman Godfrey Seattle partner Dan Shih a 2019 Equality Trailblazer in its premier edition of its Equality Trailblazer series. ... Read more

September 2019

The National Law Journal Names Partner Erica Harris a 2019 “Litigation Trailblazer”
The National Law Journal has named Susman Godfrey Houston partner, Erica Harris, a 2019 Litigation Trailblazer in its sixth annual edition of its Litigation Trailblazer series. ... Read more

September 2019

Susman Godfrey Named a Texas Powerhouse by Law360 for the Second Year in a Row
Susman Godfrey has been named a Texas Powerhouse by Law360 as part of their 2019 Regional Powerhouse series.  This is the second year in a ... Read more

September 2019

The National Law Journal Names Partners Bill Carmody, Kalpana Srinivasan and Max Tribble Winning Litigators
The National Law Journal has named partners Bill Carmody, Kalpana Srinivasan and Max Tribble, among its “Winning Litigators” for 2019.  This annual National Law Journal List describes the honorees ... Read more

August 2019

Two Susman Godfrey Attorneys Recognized as Lawyers of the Year and 23 Others Listed in 2020 The Best Lawyers in America
Two Partners from Susman Godfrey have been have been named Lawyers of the Year by The Best Lawyers in America 2020.  Barry Barnett was named ... Read more

August 2019

Twelve Susman Godfrey Partners Named to Benchmark Litigation’s 2019 40 and Under Hot List
Twelve attorneys from litigation powerhouse Susman Godfrey have been included on Benchmark Litigation’s 2019 40 and Under Hot List. These practitioners, all aged 40 or younger, ... Read more

August 2019

Two Susman Godfrey Jury Verdicts Win Top Spots on Texas Lawyer’s 2019 Hall of Fame
Susman Godfrey’s $706 million win for HouseCanary is #1 for Intellectual Property cases and our $43.2 million win for Apache Deepwater is #5 for ... Read more

July 2019

Susman Godfrey Honored as Elite Trial Lawyers in Business Torts by the National Law Journal
Firm Partner Kalpana Srinivasan also among the Elite Women of the Plaintiffs Bar List for the Second Year in a Row Susman Godfrey ... Read more

July 2019

Fifth Circuit Upholds Susman Godfrey’s $43.2M Federal Jury Verdict Win for Apache
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously affirmed a $43.2 million federal court jury verdict in favor of Susman Godfrey LLP client Apache ... Read more

July 2019

Associate Abby Noebels is Selected to the Institute for Energy Law’s 2019-20 Leadership Class
Houston associate Abby Noebels has been selected by the Institute for Energy Law (IEL) to be part of their second annual Leadership Class.   The IEL is one ... Read more

July 2019

Susman Godfrey named Mid-Size Litigation Firm of the Year by Texas Lawyer
Legal publication Texas Lawyer has named Susman Godfrey Mid-Sized Litigation Firm of the Year as part of its 2019 Professional Excellence Awards. Winners of the ... Read more

July 2019

Associates Meng Xi and Glenn Bridgman Named California Trailblazers by The Recorder
Kalpana Srinivasan also named a California Trailblazer in the inaugural Trailblazer awards Associates from Susman Godfrey’s LA office, Meng Xi and Glenn Bridgman ... Read more

June 2019

Associate Elisha Barron and Partner Steven Shepard Named Rising Stars by the New York Law Journal
Susman Godfrey is the only firm on the list to have two Rising Stars.  New York Law Journal has named Susman Godfrey lawyers Elisha ... Read more

June 2019

Susman Godfrey Again Earns High Marks in Annual Vault Survey, Nabbing #1 Litigation Boutique Ranking for the Ninth Year in a Row
Susman Godfrey wins high marks again in the annual Vault Survey. Vault ranked Susman Godfrey the #1 Litigation Boutique ranking for the ninth ... Read more

June 2019

Ten Susman Godfrey Attorneys Recognized by Washington Super Lawyers
Ten attorneys from Susman Godfrey’s Seattle office have been selected to the 2019 Washington Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists. Of the group, ... Read more

June 2019

Susman Godfrey Partner Davida Brook Featured in California Super Lawyers Magazine
Susman Godfrey attorney Davida Brook was featured in California Super Lawyers Spring 2019 issue for their special section, Discovery Q & A in Brief, a ... Read more

June 2019

21 Susman Godfrey Attorneys and 3 Practice Areas Recognized in Annual Legal 500 Guide
The Legal 500 has recognized 21 attorneys from Susman Godfrey and three of the firm’s practice areas in its annual U.S. recommendation guide. ... Read more

June 2019

Associate Alejandra Salinas Awarded the Future Leader – LGBT + Equality Award by Chambers USA
Kalpana Srinivasan also honored by Chambers USA with the Gender Diversity Lawyer of the Year Award. Associate Alejandra Salinas has been awarded the Future Leader ... Read more

June 2019

Susman Godfrey Named a Finalist Among America’s Elite Trial Lawyers by the National Law Journal in Antitrust and Business Torts
Partner Kalpana Srinivasan also named a finalist for Elite Women of the Plaintiffs Bar for the second year in a row Susman Godfrey ... Read more

June 2019

Two Susman Godfrey Cases Nab Spots on National Law Journal’s Top 2018 Verdicts
Susman Godfrey’s $706 million  HouseCanary win takes 4th highest spot, and  $25 million win against Beats ranks 91st Two blockbuster trial wins in ... Read more

June 2019

Ten Susman Godfrey Attorneys Recognized by Southern California Super Lawyers
Ten attorneys from Susman Godfrey’s Los Angeles office have been selected to the 2019 Southern California Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists. The ... Read more

May 2019

Los Angeles Daily Journal Names Kalpana Srinivasan Among Top Women Lawyers in California for the Fourth Year in a Row
The Los Angeles Daily Journal has named Los Angeles Partner Kalpana Srinivasan among the 100 Top Women Lawyers in California for the fourth year in a row. ... Read more

May 2019

Houston Associate Alejandra Salinas Shortlisted by Chambers USA for its 2019 Diversity & Inclusion Awards
Associate Alejandra Salinas has been shortlisted by Chambers USA for its Future Leader – LGBT+ Equality Award.  A true diversity and inclusion pioneer ... Read more

May 2019

Kalpana Srinivasan Named Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar by Law360
Law360 has named Kalpana Srinivasan a 2019 Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar. She is one of just 10 lawyers nationwide to receive this recognition. Law360 ... Read more

May 2019

Chambers USA Guide Recognizes 11 Susman Godfrey Attorneys with all Offices Ranked as Leading Firm Locations
In its recently released annual guide to U.S. law firms, Chambers and Partners has recognized 11 Susman Godfrey attorneys as among the top ... Read more

April 2019

Associate Krisina Zuñiga is new President-Elect of the Houston Young Lawyers Association
Susman Godfrey Associate, Krisina Zuñiga, has been elected President-Elect of the Houston Young Lawyers Association in Houston, TX.  Zuñiga will be serving as President of ... Read more

April 2019

Lawdragon Profiles Partners Max Tribble and Kalpana Srinivasan and their Massive Win for HouseCanary
“This is the story of how to lose nearly a billion dollars in a lawsuit that should never have been filed. And how ... Read more

April 2019

Kalpana Srinivasan Named a Top Intellectual Property Lawyer by the Daily Journal
Susman Godfrey partner, Kalpana Srinivasan, has been named by the Daily Journal as a 2019 Top Intellectual Property Lawyer in California. Srinivasan is recognized as a top ... Read more

April 2019

Max Tribble is Named Texas’s Outstanding Intellectual Property Litigator by Managing IP
Managing Intellectual Property – The Global IP Resource has named Susman Godfrey Houston partner, Max Tribble, “Texas’s 2019 Outstanding IP Litigator” as part of its ... Read more

April 2019

Associate Meng Xi is President-Elect of the Judge Paul R. Michel Intellectual Property American Inn of Court in Los Angeles
Susman Godfrey Associate, Meng Xi, has been elected President of the Judge Paul R. Michel Intellectual Property American Inn of Court in Los ... Read more

April 2019

Bill Carmody Included on Law360’s 2019 Trials Editorial Advisory Board
Head of Susman Godfrey’s New York Office, Bill Carmody, has been selected by Law360 to serve on their 2019 Trials Advisory Board.  The ... Read more

April 2019

Susman Godfrey Scores $3.4 Million Jury Verdict in Breach of Contract Case for Client, Ceramifrac
Susman Godfrey client, Ceramifrac Proppants LLC, was awarded $3,421,955, the full amount it was seeking, by a jury in Harris County after a ... Read more

March 2019

Susman Godfrey Wins for Vitol, Inc. in $5 Billion PDVSA US Litigation Trust Case
Susman Godfrey won a major victory for its client, Vitol Inc., in March 2019 when a federal court in Miami completely dismissed a ... Read more

March 2019

April 18th CLE – Beyond Gender Discrimination: The Impact of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Susman Godfrey is proud to be a sponsor of the Lawyers Luncheon Series: Beyond Gender Discrimination:  The Impact of Ruth Bader Ginsburg ESCAPE ... Read more

March 2019

Eight Susman Godfrey Lawyers Recognized by Texas Super Lawyers as Rising Stars
Eight lawyers from Susman Godfrey’s Houston office have been selected to the 2019 Texas Rising Stars list. Each of these lawyers is accomplished ... Read more

March 2019

Susman Godfrey Upholds Wins, Reverses Setbacks on Copyright Claims Against Client Zillow
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals finds that Zillow reasonably believed it was not infringing. The trial law firm Susman Godfrey LLP has won a ... Read more

March 2019

Susman Godfrey Awarded with the National Impact Case of the Year Award by Benchmark Litigation
A team of Susman Godfrey lawyers that represented Uber in its 2018 epic battle against Google’s Waymo over self-driving car technology was awarded ... Read more

March 2019

Stephen Susman and Parker Folse Inducted into Lawdragon’s 2019 Hall of Fame
Firm Founder Stephen Susman and head of the Seattle office, Parker Folse, were inducted into Lawdragon’s 2019 Hall of Fame, after both being ... Read more

February 2019

Lawdragon Names Twelve Susman Godfrey Partners to its Annual Lawdragon 500 List
Twelve Susman Godfrey Partners have been named among the 500  Leading Lawyers in America in 2019.  The annual list by Lawdragon is known ... Read more

February 2019

Susman Godfrey’s Steve Susman Gets Back on the Bike for the MS150
Susman Godfrey is pleased to announce the return of its founder, Steve Susman, to participating in the BP MS 150, a two-day 150 ... Read more

February 2019

Above the Law again Recognizes Susman Godfrey as a Top Tier U.S. Law Firm
For the second consecutive year, leading legal publication Above the Law (ATL) has recognized Susman Godfrey as one of only 25 “Top Tier” ... Read more

February 2019

Four Susman Godfrey Partners Recognized by Southern California Super Lawyers
Four partners from Susman Godfrey’s Los Angeles office have been selected to the 2019 Southern California Super Lawyers list. Each of these lawyers ... Read more

January 2019

Susman Godfrey Named an Intellectual Property Group of the Year by Law360
Susman Godfrey has been named an Intellectual Property Group Of The Year by Law360 following its banner 2018 which was marked by hundreds ... Read more

January 2019

Longtime Judge Randy Wilson Returns to Susman Godfrey as Partner
Judge Randy Wilson, an original partner of Susman Godfrey when the firm was founded in 1980, has returned to the firm as a ... Read more

January 2019

Susman Godfrey Files Class Action Lawsuits on Behalf of Victims of Devastating California Forest Fires
Susman Godfrey filed the Camp Fire lawsuit in San Francisco County Superior Court against Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) and alleges that PG&E’s ... Read more

December 2018

Orlando Utilities Commission, Developers Accused of Polluting Communities with Cancerous Toxins
The Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC), a municipally owned public utility providing electric and water service to Orlando citizens, contaminated the properties of more ... Read more

December 2018

Shawn Raymond Profiled by Lawdragon as Part of Their Lawyer Limelight Series
Lawdragon profiled Susman Godfrey Partner Shawn Raymond in their December 2018 Lawyer Limelight article.  The article highlights Shawn’s history at Susman Godfrey, some of his ... Read more

December 2018

Susman Godfrey Shatters the Market with Extraordinary Associate Bonuses for 2018
Susman Godfrey announced today that its associates would receive extraordinary bonuses for 2018.  The firm’s gross revenues and profits this year will be ... Read more

December 2018

Susman Godfrey Partner Kalpana Srinivasan named an “Intellectual Property MVP” by Law360
Susman Godfrey partner Kalpana Srinivasan has been named by Law360 a 2018 “Intellectual Property MVP” -- one of just six attorneys selected nationwide ... Read more

November 2018

Texas Court Confirms $706 Million Verdict for Susman Godfrey Client HouseCanary in Lawsuit Against Amrock
Nearly $740 million awarded after court adds prejudgment interest, attorneys’ fees Judge David A. Canales of the 73rd Judicial District Court of Bexar ... Read more

November 2018

Susman Godfrey Named in Top Tier for 2019 U.S. News – Best Lawyers Law Firms Rankings
Susman Godfrey received Tier One ranking nationally in five different practice areas in the 2019 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best ... Read more

November 2018

Susman Godfrey Honored as Elite Trial Lawyers in Antitrust by the National Law Journal
Kalpana Srinivasan also included on the inaugural Elite Women of the Plaintiffs Bar List Susman Godfrey has been honored as Elite Trial Lawyers ... Read more

October 2018

Susman Godfrey Recognized with the Defender of Justice Award by the Western Justice Center
Susman Godfrey received the Western Justice Center’s “Defender of Justice Award” for the firm’s commitment to service and advancing the bar. The Defender ... Read more

October 2018

Kalpana Srinivasan Selected as an Outside Counsel Nominee for Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2018 Leaders in Law Awards
Los Angeles Business Journal has selected Susman Godfrey’s Kalpana Srinivasan as an outside counsel nominee for the 2018 Leaders in Law Awards.  The ... Read more

October 2018

Susman Godfrey Honored by the American Antitrust Institute for the Third Year in a Row
Susman Godfrey and the firm’s lawyers have been named honorees by the American Antitrust Institute (AAI) as part of its 2018 Antirust Enforcement ... Read more

October 2018

Susman Godfrey Announces Unlimited Paid, Gender-Neutral Parental Leave for Associates
Susman Godfrey LLP is immediately expanding its parental leave policy for associates, offering unlimited paid parental leave to new parents, regardless of gender ... Read more

October 2018

Susman Godfrey Named a Finalist for Litigation Department of the Year in Texas
As part of the first annual American Lawyer Industry Awards, Susman Godfrey has been named a finalist for Litigation Department of the Year ... Read more

September 2018

Los Angeles Daily Journal Names Marc Seltzer One of the Top 100 Lawyers in California in 2018
The Los Angeles Daily Journal has named Los Angeles partner, Marc Seltzer, among the Top 100 Lawyers in California in 2018. This honor ... Read more

September 2018

The Recorder Honors Four Los Angeles Susman Godfrey Lawyers as Women Leaders in Tech Law
California legal publication, The Recorder, has named Los Angeles Partner Kalpana Srinivasan and Associates Davida Brook, Krysta Pachman, and Meng Xi to their ... Read more

September 2018

Super Lawyers Honors Susman Godfrey Attorneys
More than half of all partners and associates at Susman Godfrey received honors from Super Lawyers in 2018, with 72% of the firm’s ... Read more

September 2018

Susman Godfrey is named a Texas Powerhouse by Law360
Susman Godfrey has been named a Texas Powerhouse by Law360 as part of their 2018 Regional Powerhouse series.  The firm is one of ... Read more

August 2018

Los Angeles Daily Journal Names Marc Seltzer a Top Plaintiffs Lawyer in California in 2018
The Los Angeles Daily Journal has named Los Angeles partner, Marc Seltzer, among the 30 Top Plaintiffs Lawyers in California in 2018. This ... Read more

August 2018

Two Susman Godfrey Attorneys Recognized as Lawyers of the Year and 22 Others Listed in 2019 The Best Lawyers in America
Two Partners from Susman Godfrey have been have been named Lawyers of the Year by The Best Lawyers in America 2019.  Neal Manne ... Read more

August 2018

Partners Matthew Berry and Arun Subramanian Named Rising Stars by Euromoney Legal Media
Berry Named for Litigation: General Commercial and Subramanian Named for Bankruptcy Litigation Matthew Berry and Arun Subramanian, partners in Susman Godfrey’s Seattle office ... Read more

August 2018

The National Law Journal Names Partner Max Tribble a 2018 “Litigation Trailblazer”
The National Law Journal has named Susman Godfrey Houston partner, Max Tribble, a 2018 Litigation Trailblazers. In recognizing Tribble, the National Law Journal notes his 2018 landmark jury ... Read more

August 2018

Two Susman Godfrey Partners Named to Law360’s Annual Rising Stars List
Matthew Berry Named “Intellectual Property Rising Star”, Rob Safi Named “Energy Rising Star” Matthew Berry and Rob Safi, partners in Susman Godfrey’s Seattle ... Read more

July 2018

Susman Godfrey Named a Finalist for the National Law Journal’s List of ‘America’s Elite Trial Lawyers’ in Antitrust
Partner Kalpana Srinivasan also named a Finalist for “Elite Women of the Plaintiffs Bar” Susman Godfrey LLP has been named a finalist to ... Read more

July 2018

Bill Carmody is a Finalist for 2018 “Attorney of the Year” by the New York Law Journal
New York Law Journal has named Susman Godfrey’s Bill Carmody a finalist for “Attorney of the Year” in its 2018 Professional Excellence awards. ... Read more

July 2018

Rob Safi Named a Texas Lawyer On the Rise
Texas Lawyer has named Susman Godfrey’s Rob Safi an Attorney “On the Rise” on its 2018 list.  This list recognizes lawyers who have ... Read more

July 2018

Chambers USA Guide Recognizes 13 Susman Godfrey Attorneys with all Offices Ranked as Leading Firm Locations
Chambers and Partners has included 13 attorneys from Susman Godfrey among their prestigious recognitions, prominently ranking these attorneys as well as several of ... Read more

July 2018

Twelve Susman Godfrey Partners Named to Benchmark Litigation’s 2018 40 and Under Hot List – Twice as Many Honorees As Last Year
Twelve attorneys from litigation powerhouse Susman Godfrey LLP have been included on Benchmark Litigation’s 2018 “40 and Under Hot List.” These practitioners, all ... Read more

July 2018

The South Asian Bar Association of North America Awards Susman Godfrey Partner Kalpana Srinivasan with its Cornerstone Award
The South Asian Bar Association of North America (SABA) has awarded Susman Godfrey Partner Kalpana Srinivasan the Cornerstone Award at its 15th Annual ... Read more

July 2018

Jury Awards Susman Godfrey Client Steven Lamar $25.25 Million in Beats Headphone Royalty Dispute
A jury in Los Angeles Superior Court today awarded Steven Lamar $25.25 million in his dispute with Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine over ... Read more

June 2018

Savoy Magazine Includes Chanler Langham in its “2018 Most Influential Black Lawyers”
Savoy Magazine has named Houston Partner Chanler Langham to its “2018 Most Influential Black Lawyers” list.   This listing showcases African-American men and women ... Read more

June 2018

Susman Godfrey Announces Mandatory Retirement Age for Partners
Susman Godfrey LLP, the premier national litigation boutique, has adopted for the first time a mandatory retirement age for its partners. Partners will ... Read more

June 2018

Susman Godfrey Once Again Earns High Marks in Annual Vault Survey, Nabbing Top Litigation Boutique Ranking for the Eighth Year in a Row
Susman Godfrey wins high marks again in the annual Vault survey of U.S. law firm associates, including for receiving the Top U.S. Litigation ... Read more

June 2018

Ten Susman Godfrey Attorneys Recognized by Washington Super Lawyers
Ten attorneys from Susman Godfrey’s Seattle office have been selected to the 2018 Washington Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists. Of the group, ... Read more

June 2018

Los Angeles Daily Journal Names Davida Brook One of the “Top 40 Under 40 Lawyers” in California
Susman Godfrey’s Davida Brook has been listed as one of the “Top 40 Lawyers Under 40” in California by the Daily Journal. This ... Read more

June 2018

Arun Subramanian Named a Rising Star by the New York Law Journal
New York Law Journal has named Susman Godfrey’s Arun Subramanian a “Rising Star” in its 2018 list.  The publication recognizes “the region’s most ... Read more

June 2018

16 Susman Godfrey Attorneys and 3 Practice Areas Recognized in Annual Legal 500 Guide
The Legal 500 has recognized 16 attorneys from Susman Godfrey and three of the firm’s practice area in its annual U.S. recommendation guide. ... Read more

June 2018

U.S. Supreme Court Grants Unanimous Decision for Susman Godfrey Client in Vitamin C Price-Fixing Class Action
The United States Supreme Court has issued a rare unanimous 9-0 decision in favor of a Susman Godfrey LLP client in its long-running ... Read more

June 2018

Delaware Supreme Court Upholds $70 Million Award for Susman Godfrey Client Wellstat Therapeutics
Susman Godfrey LLP has secured another victory for client Wellstat Therapeutics in its pharmaceutical contract dispute with BTG International, Inc. The Delaware Supreme ... Read more

June 2018

Ten Susman Godfrey Attorneys Recognized by Southern California Super Lawyers
Ten attorneys from Susman Godfrey’s Los Angeles office have been selected to the 2018 Southern California Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists. The ... Read more

June 2018

Bill Carmody Named ‘Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar’ by Law360
Law360 has named Susman Godfrey’s Head of New York Office, Partner Bill Carmody a “Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar.” The Law360 profile highlights ... Read more

May 2018

Susman Godfrey Honored with the 2018 ‘Torch of Liberty’ Award by the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association
Susman Godfrey, along with the Texas Fair Defense Project and Civil Rights Corps, has been honored with the Torch of Liberty award by ... Read more

May 2018

Susman Godfrey Secures Significant Federal Circuit Ruling in Patent Suit Against HTC
The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) has issued an important, precedent-setting ruling in favor of Susman Godfrey LLP clients Koninklijke ... Read more

May 2018

Los Angeles Daily Journal Names Kalpana Srinivasan ‘Top Women Lawyers in California’ for the Third Year in a Row
The Los Angeles Daily Journal has named Los Angeles Partner Kalpana Srinivasan among the 100 “Top Women Lawyers in California” for the third ... Read more

May 2018

The National Law Journal Names Partner Shawn Rabin a 2018 “Plaintiffs’ Lawyer Trailblazer”
The National Law Journal has named Susman Godfrey New York Partner, Shawn Rabin, among the “Plaintiff Lawyer Trailblazers” in their second annual compilation of industry leaders. The ... Read more

May 2018

Susman Godfrey is included on National Law Journal’s 2018 Pro Bono Hot List
The National Law Journal named Susman Godfrey to its 2018 Pro Bono Hot List, recognizing the firm for its pro bono work on ... Read more

May 2018

Susman Godfrey Partner Ian Crosby Drafts Pro Bono Amicus Brief for Significant Wisconsin Case Clarifying Immunity Under Communications Decency Act
On April 19, the Wisconsin Court of Appeals issued an important decision regarding when and how online service providers may invoke the protections ... Read more

May 2018

Susman Godfrey Sponsors CLE – Lunch with the State Judiciary: Your Evidentiary Questions Answered
May 3, 2018 - 1.0 hour of CLE Credit Escape Family Resource Center Lawyers Luncheon Series presents Lunch with the State Judiciary:  Your ... Read more

April 2018

Lawdragon names Ten Susman Godfrey Partners to its Annual Lawdragon 500 List
Ten Susman Godfrey Partners have been included on The 2018 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America list.  At over 15% of its Partnership ... Read more

March 2018

Steve Susman featured in D Magazine Article about “The Vanishing Jury Trial”
Firm founder, Steve Susman, was quoted prominently this week in a feature for D Magazine called "The Jury Is Out", a story about ... Read more

March 2018

Susman Godfrey Wins $706.2 Million Jury Verdict for Client HouseCanary Against Quicken Loans Affiliate Title Source Inc.
Trial litigation firm Susman Godfrey has secured a landmark jury verdict of $706.2 million for real estate analytics company HouseCanary in a misappropriation ... Read more

March 2018

Parents of Seth Rich Seek Justice for Exploitation of Their Son’s Murder
Joel and Mary Rich, grieving parents of a murdered child, brought suit today against Fox News, reporter Malia Zimmerman and contributor Ed Butowsky, ... Read more

March 2018

Susman Godfrey L.L.P. and Hausfeld LLP Secure $240 Million Deutsche Bank LIBOR Settlement
Susman Godfrey L.L.P. and Hausfeld LLP, co-lead counsel for the OTC plaintiffs in the long running LIBOR financial products litigation, have inked a ... Read more

March 2018

Settlements in Landmark Auto Parts Litigation Surpass $1 Billion
Class Members’ Recovery to date in Massive GlobalPrice-Fixing Conspiracies Yields one of the Largest Indirect Purchaser Recoveries in U.S. History Attorneys representing U.S. ... Read more

March 2018

The National Law Journal Names Partner Kalpana Srinivasan a 2018 “Intellectual Property Trailblazer”
The National Law Journal has named Los Angeles Partner, Kalpana Srinivasan, among the “Intellectual Property Trailblazers” in their fourth annual compilation industry leaders. ... Read more

March 2018

Susman Godfrey is Named to the Top Tier of Outside Legal Counsel Providers by Above the Law
“These are good days to work at Susman Godfrey” Premier trial firm Susman Godfrey has been recognized by leading legal blog, Above the ... Read more

February 2018

Southern California Super Lawyers Magazine Profiles Partner Kalpana Srinivasan
Southern California Super Lawyers profiled Los Angeles Partner Kalpana Srinivasan in its 2018 magazine, highlighting how Kalpana’s past career as a reporter for ... Read more

January 2018

Susman Godfrey Named a ‘Class Action Group of the Year’ by Law360 for the Second Year in a Row
Susman Godfrey has once again been named a ‘Class Action Group Of The Year’ by Law360 in recognition of its successful prosecution of ... Read more

January 2018

Susman Godfrey Names Two New Lawyers to its Partnership
Susman Godfrey has just named two new Partners to their ranks.  Houston-based Ashley McMillian and Ryan Caughey join the 63-person partnership effective January 1st, 2018.  McMillian has already ... Read more

December 2017

Susman Godfrey Co-Sponsoring Lawyers’ Lunch Featuring Fifth Circuit Judge, Gregg Costa
A Prosecutor-Turned-Judge’s Thoughts on Civil Trials After three years of litigating complex cases, seven year prosecuting cases as an AUSA, and two years ... Read more

December 2017

Susman Godfrey Partner Marc Seltzer named a “Competition MVP” by Law360
Susman Godfrey partner Marc Seltzer has been named by Law360 as a 2017 “Competition MVP.” Seltzer, head of Susman Godfrey’s Los Angeles office, was one of just ... Read more

December 2017

Susman Godfrey 2017 Bonuses Exceed “Cravath Scale”
Susman Godfrey announced today that in recognition of its associates’ outstanding efforts and the firm’s extremely successful year, its associates would receive bonuses ... Read more

December 2017

Susman Godfrey Partner Kalpana Srinivasan Profiled by Law.com
Susman Godfrey attorney Kalpana Srinivasan was profiled by Law.com in their recent article, “Fueled With Steel-Cut Oatmeal, Susman Godfrey’s Kalpana Srinivasan Powers Through Her Day.”  ... Read more

December 2017

Why Lawdragon Calls Susman Godfrey ‘America’s Leading Trial Law Firm’
Story analyzes why Susman Godfrey continues to enjoy enviable success despite pressures on the legal industry and litigation as a whole Lawdragon has ... Read more

December 2017

Bill Carmody Profiled by Forbes
Forbes magazine profiled Susman Godfrey Partner Bill Carmody in a November 2017 article titled, 'You Can't Persuade A Jury If You Can't Communicate With Them.'  ... Read more

November 2017

Susman Godfrey Wins Long-Running Licensing Dispute with TiVo
On November 22, 2017, Judge Roy Payne of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas entered Final Judgment in ... Read more

November 2017

Susman Godfrey Named by U.S. News – Best Lawyers in 2018 ‘Best Law Firms’ Rankings
Susman Godfrey was ranked as Tier One nationally in five different practice areas in the 2018  edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law ... Read more

November 2017

The National Diversity Council Names Associate Alejandra C. Salinas One of Houston’s Top Women in Law in for 2017
The National Diversity Council has named Houston Associate, Alejandra C. Salinas, among Houston’s 50 “Top Women in Law” in their compilation of industry leaders.  This ... Read more

November 2017

Stephen Susman and Bill Carmody Named to Benchmark Litigation’s “Top 100 Trial Lawyers of 2018”
Susman Godfrey Managing Partner, Stephen Susman, and Partner and Head of New York Office, Bill Carmody, have been included on Benchmark Litigations 2018 ... Read more

October 2017

Susman Godfrey Partner Marc Seltzer named a “Giant Slayer” by The Recorder
Susman Godfrey partner Marc Seltzer has been named by The Recorder as a 2017 “Giant Slayer” as part of its annual Litigation Departments of the Year awards. ... Read more

October 2017

Susman Godfrey Lawyers are Honored by the American Antitrust Institute
Susman Godfrey and the firm’s lawyers have been named honorees by the American Antitrust Institute as part of its 2017 Antirust Enforcement Awards. Partner Matthew ... Read more

October 2017

Super Lawyers Recognizes Susman Godfrey Attorneys
More than half of all partners and associates at Susman Godfrey firm received honors from Super Lawyers in 2017.  Stephen Susman, Neal Manne, Ophelia Camina, ... Read more

September 2017

The National Law Journal Names Partner Brian Melton a 2017 “Winning Litigator”
The National Law Journal has named Houston partner, Brian Melton, among the 20 “Winning Litigators” for 2017. This annual National Law Journal List describes the honorees as all having ... Read more

September 2017

Kalpana Srinivasan Recognized Among the Top 100 Lawyers in California by Daily Journal
The Daily Journal has named Los Angeles partner Kalpana Srinivasan among the “Top 100 Lawyers” for 2017.  Recognized in part for her role as lead counsel to ... Read more

September 2017

Susman Godfrey Client Wellstat Therapeutics Awarded Over $70 Million by Delaware Court
Susman Godfrey client, Wellstat Therapeutics, has been awarded an estimated $70 million against BTG International, Inc. in a pharmaceutical contract dispute in the ... Read more

September 2017

Texas Lawyer names Managing Partner Neal Manne ‘Attorney of the Year’ in Texas
Susman Godfrey Managing Partner Neal Manne has been honored as the “Attorney of the Year” by Texas Lawyer for 2017.  Manne was selected from among three finalists ... Read more

September 2017

Three Susman Godfrey Attorneys Recognized as “Lawyers of the Year,” and 19 Others Listed in 2018 The Best Lawyers in America
Three Partners from Susman Godfrey have been named “Lawyers of the Year” by The Best Lawyers in America 2018.  Neal Manne was named the Lawyer of the ... Read more

August 2017

Susman Godfrey Secures Appellate Victory for Client Dig Tech in Breach of Contract Case Against Star Operations
Court Provides Precedent-Setting Guidance on Scope and Application of Federal Christian Doctrine and Miller Act in Government Contract Disputes In a decision that has broad ... Read more

August 2017

Susman Godfrey LLP and Hausfeld LLP Secure $130 Million Citibank LIBOR Settlement
On behalf of the Over-the Counter purchaser class, co-lead firms Susman Godfrey LLP and Hausfeld LLP inked a $130 million settlement with Citibank ... Read more

August 2017

Six Susman Godfrey Partners Named to Benchmark Litigation’s 2017 Under 40 Hot List
Six attorneys from litigation powerhouse Susman Godfrey LLP have been included on Benchmark Litigation’s 2017 “Under 40 Hot List”. These practitioners, all aged 40 or ... Read more

August 2017

Susman Godfrey Again Earns Top Rankings in Annual Vault Survey, Earning Top Litigation Boutique Nationally for the Seventh Year in a Row
Susman Godfrey has again ranked prominently in the annual Vault survey of U.S. law firm associates. The full results have now been released, ... Read more

July 2017

Two Susman Godfrey Partners Named to Law360’s Annual Rising Stars List
Matthew Berry Named “Trials Rising Star”, Alex Kaplan Named ”Energy Rising Star” Matthew Berry and Alex Kaplan, partners in Susman Godfrey’s Seattle office ... Read more

July 2017

The National Law Journal Names Associate Shawn Blackburn a 2017 “Intellectual Property Trailblazer”
The National Law Journal has named Houston Associate, Shawn Blackburn, among the 49 “Intellectual Property Trailblazers” in their third annual compilation industry leaders.  The publication received hundreds of ... Read more

July 2017

Susman Godfrey Rises in Annual IAM Patent 1000 Rankings with 7 Attorneys and 2 Locations Recommended in the U.S.
Considered a leader in ranking and reviewing patent law professionals, the IAM Patent 1000 has released their rankings for 2017 and it includes Susman Godfrey ... Read more

June 2017

Bill Carmody Profiled by Lawdragon
Lawdragon profiled Susman Godfrey Partner and Head of the New York Office, Bill Carmody, in its June 2017 feature, describing highlights from Bill's "world-class" career.  Click here for ... Read more

June 2017

Susman Godfrey Breaks the Market for Associate Starting Bonuses, Offers up to $125,000
Once again showing its willingness to lead the market on associate bonuses, Susman Godfrey has announced that it will be paying a $25,000 ... Read more

June 2017

Susman Godfrey Rises in Annual Legal 500 Guide with 9 Attorneys and Three Practice Areas Recommended in the U.S.
The Legal 500 has included 9 attorneys from litigation powerhouse Susman Godfrey among their annual recommendation listing, recognizing these attorneys as well as several ... Read more

June 2017

Susman Godfrey Secures $48.55 Million Final Judgment for Apache after Winning Federal Court Jury Verdict
Judge Confirms Jury’s $43.2 Million Award plus $2.5 Million in Fees and Expenses and $2.85 Million in Interest   Judge David Hittner of ... Read more

June 2017

Susman Godfrey and Gradstein & Marzano Secure $43.45 Million Settlement with Spotify in Copyright Class Action
Susman Godfrey L.L.P. and Gradstein & Marzano, P.C. have secured both a $43.45 million cash fund and an agreement to pay future royalties ... Read more

May 2017

Susman Godfrey Rises in Annual Chambers USA Guide with 13 Attorneys Recognized and all 4 Offices Ranked as Leading Firm Locations
Chambers and Partners has included 13 attorneys from litigation powerhouse Susman Godfrey among their prestigious recognitions, prominently ranking these attorneys as well as ... Read more

May 2017

Los Angeles Daily Journal Names Davida Brook and Kalpana Srinivasan ‘Top Women Lawyers in California’
The Los Angeles Daily Journal has named Los Angeles Associate Davida Brook and partner Kalpana Srinivasan among the 100 “Top Women Lawyers in California.” The annual Daily Journal list of Top ... Read more

May 2017

Susman Godfrey’s Trial Win Apache v. W&T Offshore Is Included on The National Law Journal’s 2016 Top 100 Verdicts List
The National Law Journal’s 2016 “Top 100 Verdicts List” included our $43 million jury verdict win for client Apache Deepwater. Congratulations to Geoffrey Harrison, Bill Merrill, Ashley McMillian and Abigail Noebels. Read more

May 2017

The Hollywood Reporter Names Partner Kalpana Srinivasan a 2017 “Power Lawyer”
The Hollywood Reporter has named Los Angeles partner Kalpana Srinivasan among the 100 “Entertainment Power Lawyers” for 2017.  This 11th annual Hollywood Reporter list describes the honorees as being the ... Read more

April 2017

Susman Godfrey Wins $50.3 Million Federal Jury Verdict for Client Green Mountain Glass in Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Ardagh Glass, Inc.
A federal jury in Wilmington, Delaware has awarded Susman Godfrey LLP client Green Mountain Glass LLC more than $50.3 million in its patent ... Read more

April 2017

KBR Wins in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit And Defeats Plaintiffs’ Iraq War Toxic Tort Lawsuit
On March 27, 2017, KBR, Inc. won an appeal in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit as the appellate court ... Read more

March 2017

Susman Godfrey Wins Editor’s Choice Award at Managing IP’s Annual North America Awards Ceremony
Susman Godfrey has been recognized by Managing IP, one of the leading sources of news and analysis on all intellectual property developments worldwide, as having ... Read more

March 2017

Los Angeles Partners Kalpana Srinivasan and Steven Sklaver Recognized as ‘California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year’ by The Daily Journal
Los Angeles Partners Kalpana Srinivasan and Steven Sklaver along with co-counsel from Gradstein & Marzano PC  have been recognized as “California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year” for ... Read more

March 2017

Neal Manne Profiled by The American College of Trial Lawyers
The American College of Trial Lawyers profiled Susman Godfrey co-Managing Partner Neal Manne in its Spring 2017 magazine, highlighting some of Neal's work on pro bono ... Read more

March 2017

Susman Godfrey Wins $2.3 Million Jury Verdict for Client WickFire in Lawsuit Against TriMax Over Manipulation of Online Advertising
A federal jury in Austin, Texas has awarded $2.3 million in damages to Susman Godfrey LLP client WickFire — while rejecting a $22 ... Read more

February 2017

Susman Godfrey Named a ‘Class Action Group of The Year’ by Law360
Susman Godfrey has been named a ‘Class Action Group Of The Year’ by Law360 due to its banner 2016 which was marked by over one ... Read more

February 2017

Lawdragon Names Neal Manne and Bill Carmody ‘Legends’
Susman Godfrey managing partner Neal Manne and partner Bill Carmody have been honored as a “Legends” by Lawdragon.  The feature recognized 41 attorneys from ... Read more

January 2017

Susman Godfrey Announces Marketing-Leading Bonuses
Houston, TX - Susman Godfrey LLP, the national litigation boutique, made seven new partners and announced big, market-beating bonuses over the weekend.  Minimum bonuses ... Read more

December 2016

The National Law Journal Names Partner Geoffrey Harrison a 2016 “Winning Litigator”
The National Law Journal has named Houston partner Geoffrey Harrison among the 20 “Winning Litigators” for 2016. This annual National Law Journal List describes the 20 honorees as all ... Read more

December 2016

Houston Partner Johnny Carter Named Arthur F. Beyer Distinguished Alumnus by Alma Mater
Johnny Carter was honored by his alma mater, Midwestern State University, during its Alumni Association’s Homecoming brunch Oct. 29. Carter was named the Arthur ... Read more

December 2016

Gradstein & Marzano and Susman Godfrey Secure Settlement Valued at Up to $99 Million Settlement for The Turtles And Other Owners of Pre-1972 Sound Recordings in Class Action Against Sirius XM Radio
Preliminary Approval Papers Filed with Court; Settlement Does Not End Appeals Over Performance Right Issues for Pre-1972 Recordings November 28, 2016 — Today Gradstein ... Read more

November 2016

Susman Godfrey Named a Top Firm Representing Antitrust Plaintiffs by Lex Machina
Firm also Honored at AAI’s 2016 Antitrust Enforcement Awards Premiere litigation boutique Susman Godfrey has placed fifth on a new ranking from Lex ... Read more

November 2016

Three Appellate Wins in Three Weeks for Litigation Boutique Susman Godfrey
MIAMI, PUERTO RICO, NEW YORK (November 7, 2016) — Susman Godfrey partners have won three different appeals argued within three weeks of one another ... Read more

November 2016

Susman Godfrey Named by U.S. News – Best Lawyers in 2017 ‘Best Law Firms’ Rankings
Susman Godfrey was ranked as Tier One nationally in five different practice areas in the 2017 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers ... Read more

November 2016

Susman Godfrey Wins $43.2 Million Federal Court Jury Verdict for Apache Deepwater LLC against W&T Offshore, Inc.
A federal court jury yesterday awarded $43,214,515.83 in favor of Apache Deepwater LLC and against W&T Offshore, Inc. After a two week trial, ... Read more

October 2016

Susman Godfrey and 20 of its Attorneys Receive 2017 Awards from Benchmark Litigation
Susman Godfrey and 20 of its attorneys have been honored by Benchmark Litigation in its 2017 awards, with four Partners being recognized in ... Read more

October 2016

Susman Godfrey Associate, Omar Ochoa, and Legal Team From Municipal Derivatives Antitrust Case are Honored by the American Antitrust Institute
Susman Godfrey associate Omar Ochoa has been named an honoree by the American Antitrust Institute as part of the 2016 Antirust Enforcement Awards. Recognized for “Outstanding ... Read more

October 2016

Super Lawyers Ranks 4 Susman Godfrey Attorneys To Their Region’s ‘Top 100,’ 1 Susman Godfrey Attorney To His Region’s ‘Top 10,’ And 2 Susman Godfrey Women To Their Regions’ ‘Top 50’
HOUSTON, LOS ANGELES, NEW YORK and SEATTLE (Sept. 21, 2016) — Four attorneys with boutique litigation firm Susman Godfrey have been named to “The ... Read more

September 2016

Susman Godfrey Secures Appellate Victory For Steven Lamar Against Beats Electronics and Music Moguls Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine
Los Angeles (September 19, 2016) – Litigation Powerhouse Susman Godfrey has secured an important appellate victory for client Steven Lamar and Jibe Audio LLC ... Read more

September 2016

Susman Godfrey Secures Complete Defense Victory for Globus Medical in Spinal Device Patent Infringement Suit
HOUSTON (August 22, 2016) — Susman Godfrey LLP secured a complete victory in Tyler, Texas, on behalf of client Globus Medical in spinal ... Read more

August 2016

American Lawyer Names Stephen D. Susman ‘Lifetime Achiever’
August 17, 2016 — Firm founder Stephen D. Susman has been honored as a “Lifetime Achiever” byAmerican Lawyer. The publication selected only six attorneys this year ... Read more

August 2016

Two Susman Godfrey Attorneys Recognized as “Lawyers of the Year,” and 15 Others Listed in 2017 The Best Lawyers in America
HOUSTON, LOS ANGELES, NEW YORK and SEATTLE (August 15, 2016) — Partners Neal Manneand Barry Barnett have been named “Lawyers of the Year” in Houston by ... Read more

August 2016

U.S. Consumers and Businesses Obtain a $193.8 Million Settlement with Denso in Auto Parts Price-fixing Multidistrict Class Action
HOUSTON (July 15, 2016) — On behalf of U.S. consumers and businesses, Susman Godfrey and its co-lead counsel have secured a $193 million ... Read more

July 2016

Susman Godfrey Again Earns Top Rankings in Annual Vault Survey
HOUSTON, NEW YORK, LOS ANGELES and SEATTLE (July 27, 2016) — Susman Godfrey has yet again ranked prominently in the annual Vault survey ... Read more

July 2016

Susman Godfrey Scores Federal Circuit Win In Patent Battle Against AT&T
In a precedent-setting decision the Federal Circuit revived a patent infringement lawsuit brought by Susman Godfrey client Bascom Global Internet Services against AT&T. ... Read more

June 2016

Vault Survey Names Susman Godfrey Top U.S. Litigation Boutique for Sixth Consecutive Year
For the sixth consecutive year, Susman Godfrey has been named the top U.S. litigation boutique in Vault’s annual “Top 100” ranking. The firm ... Read more

June 2016

Los Angeles Daily Journal Names Marc Seltzer and Steven Sklaver ‘Top Plaintiffs Lawyers in Calfornia
The Los Angeles Daily Journal has named Los Angeles partners Marc M. Seltzer and Steven G. Sklaver among the 30 “Top Plaintiffs Lawyers in California.” This is ... Read more

June 2016

Susman Godfrey Rises in Annual Chambers USA Guide with 10 Attorneys Named ‘Leaders in Their Field’, 4 Offices Ranked as Leading Firm Locations
Chambers and Partners has named 10 attorneys from litigation powerhouse Susman Godfrey as “Leaders in their Field” and prominently ranked several of the ... Read more

June 2016

Susman Godfrey Wins More Than $14 Million in Landmark HSH v Cigna Out-of-Network Insurance Payments Case
HOUSTON (June 1, 2016) — Susman Godfrey has secured in excess of $14 million in a precedent-setting victory for Humble Surgical Hospital against ... Read more

June 2016

Susman Godfrey Partner Shawn Raymond, Wife Alicia Raymond Named Houston Area Women’s Center’s Community Volunteers of the Year
HOUSTON (April 28, 2016) —  Susman Godfrey partner Shawn Raymond and his wife Alicia Raymond have been named the Houston Area Women’s Center’s Community ... Read more

April 2016

Susman Godfrey and 21 of its Attorneys Receive 2015 Awards from Benchmark Litigation
DALLAS, HOUSTON, LOS ANGELES, NEW YORK and SEATTLE (Oct. 21, 2014) — Boutique litigation firm Susman Godfrey LLP, and 21 of its attorneys, have ... Read more

April 2016

Susman Godfrey Wins Pro Bono Appellate Victory in Unconstitutional Prison Search Case
New York (March 21, 2016) — Susman Godfrey secured an important pro bono appellate victory on behalf of a former Bedford Hills Correctional Facility ... Read more

March 2016

Susman Godfrey Wins First-Ever Recognition of Patent Agent Privilege from Federal Circuit
New York (March 14, 2016) — In a case on behalf of Queen's University against Samsung, Susman Godfrey has secured a first-of-its-kind ruling from ... Read more

March 2016

Susman Godfrey Secures $244 Million Settlement in Class Action Against News Corp.
New York (March 1, 2016) — Susman Godfrey, a national law firm focusing exclusively on high-profile, complex litigation, yesterday secured a $244 million settlement ... Read more

March 2016

Houston Lawyers Luncheon Series – April 19th
The Houston Lawyers Luncheon Series "Lunch with the State Judiciary" will take place on Tuesday, April 19th.  From the practical to the consequential, ... Read more

March 2016

Two Pro Bono Victories In One Day For Susman Godfrey Co-Managing Partner Neal Manne
HOUSTON (Feb. 9, 2016) — Susman Godfrey Co-Managing Partner Neal Manne has had many pro bono victories over the years but never two in one day ... Read more

February 2016

Brooke A.M. Taylor Named a Law360 Rising Star
SEATTLE (March 30, 2015) — Brooke A.M. Taylor, a partner in our Seattle office, has been named a Law360 Rising Star. Taylor is one of ... Read more

December 2015

In Massive Victory for Whistleblower David Kester, USA and States, Novartis Pays $390 Million to End Kickback Case
Washington, D.C. and New York (November 19, 2015): The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced today that the United ... Read more

November 2015

Susman Godfrey and 18 of its Attorneys Receive 2016 Awards from Benchmark Litigation
HOUSTON, LOS ANGELES, NEW YORK and SEATTLE (Nov. 18, 2015) —  Susman Godfrey LLP, and 18 of its attorneys, have been honored by Benchmark ... Read more

November 2015

Susman Godfrey Secures $120 Million Barclays LIBOR Settlement, Game-Changing Agreement from Bank to Cooperate in Ongoing Litigation
NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2015 — Susman Godfrey, a national law firm focused on high-profile, complex litigation, on Wednesday secured a $120 million settlement ... Read more

November 2015

Susman Godfrey Win in $70 Million Louisiana Oil & Gas Case Becomes Final
NEW ORLEANS (Nov. 11 2015) — A high-stakes oil and gas case that began more than a decade ago and went to trial six ... Read more

November 2015

Benchmark Litigation Names Three Susman Godfrey Attorneys to ‘Top 100 Trial Lawyers of 2016
New York (November 10, 2015) — Three attorneys from boutique litigation firm Susman Godfrey have been named to Benchmark Litigation’s list of the “Top 100 Trial ... Read more

November 2015

Susman Godfrey Named by U.S. News – Best Lawyers in 2016 ‘Best Law Firms’ Rankings
HOUSTON, NEW YORK, SEATTLE and DALLAS (Nov. 3, 2015) — Litigation boutique Susman Godfrey was ranked as Tier One nationally in five different practice areas ... Read more

November 2015

Lawsuit Challenges Austin’s Debt-Collection Practices That Punish, Jail Low-Income Residents
AUSTIN, TX (Oct. 27, 2015) – The Texas Fair Defense Project, the Civil Rights Clinic at the University of Texas School of Law and ... Read more

October 2015

Susman Godfrey Expands Class Action Suit Against Volkswagen For Fraudulent Emissions Tests to 18 States
LOS ANGELES (Oct. 21, 2015) — Susman Godfrey, one of the nation’s top law firms, has expanded its nationwide class-action lawsuit against Volkswagen Group ... Read more

October 2015

Volkswagen/Audi Diesel Defect Case
(October 9, 2015) - Susman Godfrey has filed a nationwide class-action lawsuit against Volkswagen Group of America for secretly using software designed to cheat ... Read more

October 2015

Susman Godfrey Wins Appeal Recognizing a $123 Million Judgment from the Kingdom of Morocco
HOUSTON (October 1, 2015) — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit yesterday reversed a district court’s refusal to recognize a $123 ... Read more

October 2015

Susman Godfrey Named to ‘Honor Roll of Most Feared Law Firms’ in 2016 BTI Litigation Consulting Survey
HOUSTON (September 21, 2015)—Susman Godfrey LLP has been named to the “Honor Roll of Most Feared Law Firms” in BTI Consulting’s “Litigation Outlook ... Read more

September 2015

Super Lawyers Ranks 5 Susman Godfrey Attorneys to Their Regions’ ‘Top 100′ and Three Susman Godfrey Women to Their Regions’ ‘Top 50’
HOUSTON, LOS ANGELES, NEW YORK and SEATTLE (Sept. 16, 2015) — Five attorneys with boutique litigation firm Susman Godfrey have been named to “The ... Read more

September 2015

Texas Super Lawyers Names Nineteen Attorneys to 2015 Super Lawyers List, Nine Appearing for Over Ten Consecutive Years
HOUSTON AND DALLAS (September 8, 2015) — Nineteen partners with boutique litigation firm Susman Godfrey have been selected to the 2015 Texas Super Lawyers ... Read more

September 2015

Texas Lawyer Names Stephen D. Susman ‘Lifetime Achiever’ in First Annual Professional Excellence Awards
HOUSTON (August 24, 2015) — Susman Godfrey founder Stephen D. Susman has been honored as a “Lifetime Achiever” by Texas Lawyer in the publication’s first annual ... Read more

August 2015

Two Susman Godfrey Attorneys Recognized as “Lawyers of the Year” and 16 Others Listed in 2016 The Best Lawyers in America
DALLAS, HOUSTON, LOS ANGELES, NEW YORK and SEATTLE (August 17, 2015) — Partners Neal Manne and Parker Folse from litigation boutique Susman Godfrey have been named “Lawyers of ... Read more

August 2015

Susman Godfrey named nation’s No. 1 litigation boutique for fifth consecutive year in Vault Survey
Litigation powerhouse receives 42.25 percent of all votes HOUSTON (July 9, 2015) — For the fifth consecutive year, Texas law firm Susman Godfrey has ... Read more

July 2015

Susman Godfrey Client DataQuill Ltd Wins $31.5 Million Verdict in Technology IP Case
HOUSTON and SEATTLE (June 20, 2015) - A federal jury in Eastern Texas has sided with Susman Godfrey client DataQuill Ltd in a patent ... Read more

June 2015

Washington Super Lawyers Names Seven Attorneys to 2015 Super Lawyers List and Four Attorneys to 2015 Rising Stars List
SEATTLE (June 12, 2015) — Seven partners with boutique litigation firm Susman Godfrey have been selected to the 2015 Washington Super Lawyers List and ... Read more

June 2015

Super Lawyers Names Three Susman Godfrey Associates to 2015 Southern California Rising Stars List
LOS ANGELES (June 5, 2015) — Three associates with boutique litigation firm Susman Godfrey have been selected to the 2015 Southern California Rising Stars ... Read more

June 2015

Are Civil Jury Trials an Endangered Species? Legendary Litigator Stephen D. Susman Donates $2 Million to NYU School of Law to Investigate and Protect
Nationally renowned trial lawyer Steve Susman, the managing and founding partner of Susman Godfrey, has established The Civil Jury Project at NYU School of ... Read more

June 2015

Are Jury Trials an Endangered Species? Legendary Litigator Stephen D. Susman Invests $2 Million to Investigate and Protect
NEW YORK (May 21, 2015) — The 7th Amendment to the Constitution gives every American the right to a trial by jury in civil ... Read more

May 2015

Eight Susman Godfrey Attorneys Named ‘Leaders in their Field,’ Three Offices Ranked as Leading Firm Locations by Chambers USA
HOUSTON, NEW YORK and SEATTLE (May 19, 2015) — Eight attorneys with litigation powerhouse Susman Godfrey were named “Leaders in their Field” by international ... Read more

May 2015

Kalpana Srinivasan Included on The National Law Journal’s List of Outstanding Women Lawyers
LOS ANGELES (May 4th, 2015) — Kalpana Srinivasan, a partner in Susman Godfrey’s Los Angeles office, has been named one of the Outstanding Women Lawyers by ... Read more

May 2015

Partner Geoffrey L. Harrison Named “Litigator of the Week” and “Houston’s HERO” by the Texas Lawyer
HOUSTON (April 26, 2015) — Partner Geoffrey L. Harrison has been named Litigator of the Week by Texas Lawyer. This marks the third year ... Read more

April 2015

Susman Godfrey BP MS 150 Cycling Team Crosses $1,000,000 Threshold
Firm founder Stephen Susman rides again as #1 fundraiser HOUSTON, TX, April 20, 2015—When the annual BP MS 150 charity bike ride to ... Read more

April 2015

Susman Godfrey Welcomes GE Capital Executive Counsel for Litigation Stephen Shackelford to New York Office
NEW YORK (April 16, 2015) — Susman Godfrey’s New York office will be welcoming back attorneyStephen Shackelford on May 1st. Most recently the GE Capital ... Read more

April 2015

Seattle Partner Brooke Taylor Successfully Knocks Down 12 of 13 Claims Brought Against Client Zillow
SAN FRANCISCO (April 14th, 2014) — Partner Brooke Taylor has obtained dismissal 12 of 13 claims brought against client Zillow by Top Agent Network Inc. (TAN). ... Read more

April 2015

Susman Godfrey Awards Three Fellowships to First-Year Law Students Through Its 2015 Women & Minority Trial Lawyer Fellowship Program
HOUSTON, SEATTLE & LOS ANGELES (April 1, 2015) — Susman Godfrey L.L.P. has selected three first-year law students as its 2015 1L Summer Women ... Read more

April 2015

Texas Law Review Creates Scholarship in Honor of Susman Godfrey Founder Stephen Susman
AUSTIN, TEXAS (March 30th, 2015) — On March 28, 2015, the Texas Law Review Associationhonored Stephen Susman for his fifty-year commitment to the Texas Law Review by ... Read more

March 2015

Susman Godfrey Named to Vault’s Inaugural “Top 150 Under 150” List
NEW YORK (March 24, 2015) — Susman Godfrey has once again been named one of the nation’s leading litigation boutiques, this time in Vault’s ... Read more

March 2015

Susman Godfrey Obtains $37.5 Million for Investors in Oil & Gas in Limited Partnerships
HOUSTON (March 23, 2015) — Susman Godfrey and our co-counsel Foley, Bezek, Behle & Curtis and Goode Wildman obtained final approval on Monday for ... Read more

March 2015

Seattle Workers Win Fight Over $15 Minimum Wage
SEATTLE (March 19th, 2015) — Susman Godfrey, working with lawyers from the Seattle City Attorneys’ Office, defeated a constitutional challenge to Seattle’s landmark $15 ... Read more

March 2015

Susman Godfrey LLP $40 Million Judgment in Patent Infringement Suit Against AT&T Inc. Affirmed by Federal Circuit
SEATTLE (March 19, 2015) - Today the Federal Circuit appeals court affirmed a $40 million judgment entered in favor of Susman Godfrey’s client Two-Way ... Read more

March 2015

Small Town, Big Win for Susman Godfrey Client Dig Tech, Inc.
LOCKHART, TX (March 6th, 2015) — After an eight-day trial in state court in Lockhart, Texas, Susman Godfrey client Dig Tech won a unanimous jury ... Read more

March 2015

Appellate Court Victory for Susman Godfrey Client Frank McCourt
(Califonia, February 2015) The California Court of Appeal issued an opinion on February 24, 2015 ruling in favor of Susman Godfrey’s client, Frank McCourt, ... Read more

February 2015

Susman Godfrey Wins Pro Bono Case for First Presbyterian Church of Houston
HOUSTON (February 26th, 2015) — With representation from Susman Godfrey partner Tom Paterson and co-counsel, First Presbyterian Church of Houston (FPC) secured a significant win this ... Read more

February 2015

Lightning Strikes Twice: Susman Godfrey Scores Victory for Brokers in FINRA Dispute with Barclays
NEW YORK (Feb. 19, 2015) — In a unanimous decision by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) issued this week, Susman Godfrey prevailed in ... Read more

February 2015

Three Susman Godfrey Attorneys Named to Southern California Super Lawyers List
LOS ANGELES (Feb. 16, 2015) — Three attorneys with boutique litigation firm Susman Godfrey have been selected to the 2015 Southern California Super Lawyers ... Read more

February 2015

Susman Godfrey Wins Closely Watched Jury Trial to Uphold the City of Houston’s Equal Rights Ordinance
HOUSTON (February 14, 2015) — After two weeks of trial and one week of deliberations, a Texas state court jury on Friday issued its ... Read more

February 2015

Susman Godfrey Partner Jacob W. Buchdahl Receives Prestigious UJA-Federation of New York Philanthropy Award
NEW YORK (Feb. 11, 2015) — Susman Godfrey partner Jacob W. Buchdahl has been honored with “The James H. Fogelson Emerging Leadership Award” from the UJA-Federation of ... Read more

February 2015

Jury Confirms Validity of All Three Patents, Awards $17 million in Damages for Susman Godfrey Client Intellectual Ventures
WILMINGTON, Del. (Feb. 10, 2015) – Late Friday afternoon and following a nine-day trial, a jury in Wilmington, Delaware, awarded Susman Godfrey client Intellectual ... Read more

February 2015

Court Rejects NHL’s Claims Against Former Phoenix Coyotes Owner Jerry Moyes
PHOENIX, Arizona (Jan. 21, 2015) — A federal bankruptcy court judge made recommendations today that would prevent the National Hockey League from recovering almost ... Read more

January 2015

Double Whammy: Susman Godfrey Wins Federal Court Jury Verdict for Apache Corporation and Files Apache’s Own $31.5 Million Suit
HOUSTON (December 15, 2014) — A federal court jury today returned a verdict in favor of Apache Corporation and rejected the multi-million dollar breach ... Read more

December 2014

Jury Returns $15 Million Verdict for Susman Godfrey Client GlobeRanger in Trade Secret Case
HOUSTON (Nov. 24, 2014) – Litigation firm Susman Godfrey won a $15 million jury verdict Thursday for client GlobeRanger Corporation in a trade secret ... Read more

November 2014

Stephen D. Susman Named ‘Titan Of The Plaintiffs Bar’ By Law360
NEW YORK (November 18, 2014) — Law360 has named founding Susman Godfrey partnerStephen D. Susman a “Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar.” A Law360 profile highlights ... Read more

November 2014

Susman Godfrey Named by U.S. News – Best Lawyers In 2015 ‘Best Law Firms’ Rankings
DALLAS, HOUSTON, NEW YORK and SEATTLE (Oct. 31, 2014) — Litigation boutique Susman Godfrey was ranked nationally in six different practice areas in the ... Read more

October 2014

Susman Godfrey Named to Law360’s ‘Most Feared Plaintiffs Firms’ For Second Consecutive Year
NEW YORK (Oct. 30, 2014)—Susman Godfrey LLP has been named to Law360’s list of “Most Feared Plaintiffs Firms” for the second year in ... Read more

October 2014

Seven Susman Godfrey Attorneys Ranked in ‘The Top 100,’ One in ‘The Top 50 Women” and One in ‘The Top 10’ by Super Lawyers
DALLAS, HOUSTON, LOS ANGELES, NEW YORK and SEATTLE (Oct. 1, 2014) — Seven attorneys with boutique litigation firm Susman Godfrey have been named to ... Read more

October 2014

Kalpana Srinivasan Named One of The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association’s 2014 ‘Best Lawyers Under 40’
LOS ANGELES (Sept. 15, 2014)—Susman Godfrey attorney Kalpana Srinivasan has been named to the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association’s (NAPABA) “Best Lawyers Under 40” ... Read more

September 2014

Susman Godfrey Named to The National Law Journal’s Inaugural List of ‘America’s Elite Trial Lawyers’
HOUSTON (Sept. 10, 2014) — Susman Godfrey LLP has been named to The National Law Journal’s “America’s Elite Trial Lawyers” list. The first-ever list ... Read more

September 2014

17 Susman Godfrey Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers, Two Named ‘Lawyer of the Year’
DALLAS, HOUSTON, NEW YORK and SEATTLE (August 25, 2014) — Seventeen attorneys with litigation firm Susman Godfrey have been named to The Best Lawyers ... Read more

August 2014

Wall Street Journal: Judge Dismisses Racketeering Charges Against Susman Godfrey Client
NEW YORK (August 19, 2014) — The Wall Street Journal reported that a New York federal judge dismissed racketeering claims in a civil ... Read more

August 2014

Erica Harris named to Texas Lawyer’s list of 20 ‘Winning Women’
HOUSTON (August, 2014)—Texas Lawyer is honoring Susman Godfrey partner Erica Harris as one of its 20 “Winning Women.” The magazine says its honorees are women ... Read more

August 2014

Pro Bono Victory: Susman Godfrey Defeats Plaintiffs’ Request for an Injunction Seeking to Repeal Houston’s Equal Rights Ordinance
HOUSTON, TEXAS (August 15, 2014) – The former chairman of the Harris County Republican Party, Jared Woodfill, and his three fellow conservative activist ... Read more

August 2014

Brief by Susman Godfrey Attorney Praised as ‘Best Ever’ in Highly Regarded Legal Writing Text
DALLAS (July 14, 2014)—A brief written by Susman Godfrey Partner Jonathan Bridges has been praised as among the “best ever” in the newly ... Read more

July 2014

Barry Barnett Authors Corporate Counsel Article on What Businesses Need to Know About The Roberts Court
Susman Godfrey partner Barry Barnett recently authored an article for Corporate Counsel on what businesses need to know about the Roberts Court. Examining recent studies ... Read more

July 2014

City of Seattle Retains Susman Godfrey as Defense Counsel in Minimum Wage Law Dispute
SEATTLE (July 7, 2014) — The City of Seattle has hired litigation powerhouse Susman Godfrey in its high-profile dispute with the International Franchise ... Read more

July 2014

Susman Godfrey Named Nation’s #1 Litigation Boutique in Vault Survey
HOUSTON (July 1, 2014) — Texas law firm Susman Godfrey has once again been named the nation’s number-one litigation boutique in Vault’s annual Practice ... Read more

July 2014

Susman Godfrey Named Texas Litigation Department of the Year Finalist by Texas Lawyer
HOUSTON (June 2, 2014)—Susman Godfrey LLP was named a finalist in Texas Lawyer’s Litigation Department of the Year competition for midsize firms in the general ... Read more

June 2014

Susman Godfrey Secures $19 Million Settlement in NYC Bus Lines Antitrust Class Action
Press Release - New York (May 21, 2014) — Litigation firm Susman Godfrey has secured a $19 million cash settlement for customers of ... Read more

May 2014

Law360 Names Brooke Taylor a ‘Female Powerbroker’
Susman Godfrey partner Brooke Taylor was recently profiled in Law360’s “Female Powerbrokers” series. In the article, Taylor gives advice for aspiring female attorneys, ... Read more

April 2014

Susman Godfrey BP MS 150 Team to Include Event’s Top Fundraiser; Firm Founder Steve Susman
HOUSTON, TX, April 7, 2014—When the annual BP MS 150 charity bike ride to benefit multiple sclerosis takes off from Houston this Saturday, ... Read more

April 2014

Stephen Susman Authors Law360 Article on Reducing Risk in Contingency-Fee Cases
Susman Godfrey founder Stephen Susman recently authored an article in Law360 on ways attorneys can reduce risk in contingency-fee cases. In the article, ... Read more

March 2014

Susman Godfrey Presents Houston Lawyer Lunch on April 3, 2014 to Benefit Local Charity
Susman Godfrey Presents Houston Lawyer Lunch on April 3, 2014 to Benefit Local Charity.  Please click here for more details on the CLE. Read more

March 2014

Susman Godfrey Partner Barry Barnett Named a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers
Dallas (March 12, 2014)—Susman Godfrey attorney Barry Barnett has been inducted as a fellow into the American College of Trial Lawyers. A partner in Susman ... Read more

March 2014

The IPWATCHDOG.com Blog Features Guest Column By Susman Godfrey Partner Arun Subramanian
In a recent guest blog post for IPWatchdog.com, Arun Subramanian described how the Federal Circuit's decision in Lighting Ballast Control v. Philips impacts the future ... Read more

March 2014

Susman Godfrey Named to The National Law Journal’s ‘Plaintiffs Hot List’
HOUSTON (March 3, 2014)—Susman Godfrey LLP has been named to The National Law Journal’s “Plaintiffs Hot List.” The litigation boutique was one of just ... Read more

March 2014

Law360 Article Features Comments by Susman Godfrey Partner Arun Subramanian
A Law360 article on attorney reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court’s Chadbourne ruling featured comments and analysis from Susman Godfrey Partner Arun Subramanian. “Chadbourne ... Read more

February 2014

Former Sales Manager Files Whistleblower Complaint Against Novartis
Justice Department, 10 states join lawsuit alleging pharmaceutical giant ran massive kickback scheme with multiple pharmacies to boost sales of its patented drugs ... Read more

February 2014

Nine Susman Godfrey Attorneys Named ‘Leaders in their Field’ by Chambers USA
HOUSTON, DALLAS and SEATTLE (Feb. 5, 2014) — Nine attorneys with litigation powerhouse Susman Godfrey were named “Leaders in their Field” by international ... Read more

February 2014

The American Lawyer’s Careerist Blog Features Guest Column by Susman Godfrey Founder Stephen Susman
In a recent guest blog post for The American Lawyer’s Careerist column, Stephen Susman described how Susman Godfrey gives new associates significant responsibility ... Read more

January 2014

Stephen Susman Named ‘Regional Litigator of the Year – South’ by Benchmark Litigation
HOUSTON—Stephen Susman was named “Regional Litigator of the Year – South” at the annual Benchmark Litigation Awards, presented January 29 at the JW ... Read more

January 2014

Susman Godfrey Partner Kalpana Srinivasan Named One of California’s Top 20 Lawyers Under the Age of 40
LOS ANGELES (Jan. 29, 2014)—Susman Godfrey attorney Kalpana Srinivasan has been named to the Daily Journal’s “Top 20 Under 40” list of California attorneys. The ... Read more

January 2014

Five Susman Godfrey Attorneys Named Among World’s Leading Competition Lawyers
HOUSTON, DALLAS and LOS ANGELES (Jan. 29, 2014) — Five attorneys with litigation powerhouse Susman Godfrey were named to The International Who’s Who ... Read more

January 2014

Intellectual Ventures VP, Chief Litigation Counsel Names Susman Godfrey Partner Brooke Taylor Among Her ‘Go-To Lawyers’
In a recent interview, Intellectual Ventures VP and Chief Litigation Counsel Melissa Finocchio commented on her “go-to lawyers,” naming Susman Godfrey’s Brooke Taylor: ... Read more

January 2014

Susman Godfrey Partner Geoffrey Harrison Convinces Federal Judge to Reverse Previous Ruling in High-Profile Iraq War Case
HOUSTON (Jan. 28, 2014) — KBR Inc., formerly Kellogg Brown & Root Inc., and some of its subsidiaries recently won a victory in ... Read more

January 2014

Susman Godfrey among inaugural inductees into ‘Texas Verdicts Hall of Fame’
HOUSTON (Dec. 17, 2013)—Susman Godfrey LLP was inducted into Texas Lawyer’s “Texas Verdicts Hall of Fame” recently for securing a $239 million verdict ... Read more

December 2013

Susman Godfrey Partner Marc Seltzer named a Law360 Class Action MVP
Seltzer one of just three attorneys nationwide recognized in Class Action category Click here to view the Law360 Article LOS ANGELES (December 16, ... Read more

December 2013

Susman Godfrey Secures Preliminary Injunction for Mobius Medical Systems Against Sun Nuclear in Trade Secrets Case
In Major Early Win, Firm Moves Fast to Prevent Client’s Competitor from Selling Software Rip-Off HOUSTON (December 16, 2013) — In a case ... Read more

December 2013

Susman Godfrey Partners Stephen Susman, Lee Godfrey Receive Texas Appleseed’s ‘Good Apple Award’ for Pro Bono Work, Commitment to Justice
HOUSTON (Dec. 5, 2013)—Susman Godfrey partners Stephen Susman and Lee Godfrey were recently honored for their pro bono legal work and commitment to ... Read more

December 2013

Texas Appleseed 2013 J. Chrys Dougherty Good Apple Award
Steve Susman and Lee Godfrey are the recipients of the 2013 J. Chrys Dougherty Good Apple Award for their pursuit of justice and ... Read more

November 2013

Susman Godfrey is Named One of the 2014 Go-To Law Firms of the Top 500 Companies by ALM
Susman Godfrey was recognized among the 2014 Go-To Law Firms® for the Top 500 Companies in the U.S. for its work in several key ... Read more

November 2013

Susman Godfrey Named a ‘Most Feared Plaintiffs Firm’ by Law360
NEW YORK (Oct. 7, 2013)—Susman Godfrey LLP has been named to Law360’s inaugural list of “Most Feared Plaintiffs Firms.” Susman Godfrey was one ... Read more

October 2013

Susman Godfrey Turns Potential Loss of Millions Into Substantial Gain for Client
NEW YORK (Sept. 12, 2013) — Private equity fund manager Lincolnshire Management, Inc. commenced an arbitration seeking more than $11,000,000 in damages from ... Read more

September 2013

Susman Godfrey Lawyer Says Power Plant’s Appeal is Over
(Dallas) Today the Texas Court of Appeals in Austin dismissed an appeal to obtain a permit for a 1320-Megawatt, petroleum coke-fired power plant near ... Read more

August 2013

Kansas Wheat Farmer Sues Monsanto for Gross Negligence Following Discovery of Unauthorized Genetical
Wichita, Kansas — A Kansas wheat farmer today filed a civil lawsuit against Monsanto alleging gross negligence and other causes of action following ... Read more

June 2013

Susman Godfrey Attorney Mark Wawro Inducted Into Litigation Counsel Of America
Newport Beach — Houston business litigator Mark L. D. Wawro of Susman Godfrey LLP was formally inducted into the Litigation Counsel of America ... Read more

May 2013

Susman Godfrey Files Class Action Lawsuit Against World’s Largest Maritime Vehicle Shippers
Jacksonville, Florida — Susman Godfrey LLP, one of the nation’s top antitrust litigation firms, today filed a nationwide class action against some of ... Read more

May 2013

Susman Godfrey announces the recipients of its 2013 1L Women and Minority Trial Lawyer Fellowships
Houston, Texas – Susman Godfrey is pleased to announce the five recipients of its 2013 1L Women and Minority Trial Lawyer Fellowships.  Each ... Read more

April 2013

Susman Godfrey Obtains $1.4 Billion Settlement in Toyota Unintended Acceleration Class Action
Toyota Motor Corporation has agreed to pay benefits worth up to $1.4 billion to settle multi-district class action litigation pending in federal court ... Read more

April 2013

Steve Susman: Back on the Bike for Charity
Managing Partner Steve Susman is featured in an article about the 2013 MS150 ride in The Texas Lawbook.  "Steve Susman didn’t like being told ... Read more

April 2013

Susman Godfrey LLP Wins $27.5 Million Verdict in Patent Infringement Suit Against AT&T Inc.
Susman Godfrey LLP won a $27.5 million verdict yesterday on behalf of its client, Two-Way Media LLC, in a patent infringement suit in ... Read more

March 2013

Susman Godfrey LLP Wins $162.3 Million Verdict Against Chinese Manufacturers of Vitamin C
NEW YORK, NY (March 14, 2013) – Susman Godfrey LLP secured a verdict today in an antitrust price-fixing class action brought on behalf ... Read more

March 2013

Susman Godfrey LLP Files Lawsuit Against Natural Gas Producer Over Lease Underpayments
DALLAS, TX (March 13, 2013) - Susman Godfrey LLP filed a lawsuit today in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of ... Read more

March 2013

Susman Godfrey Wins Arbitration Proceeding for Power Company
DALLAS, TX (March 6, 2013) ⎯  An electric power company, represented by Susman Godfrey LLP, received a favorable outcome in an arbitration proceeding ... Read more

March 2013

Susman Godfrey LLP Wins Precedent-Setting Arbitration Against Morgan Stanley
NEW YORK - On Thursday, February 21, a panel of FINRA arbitrators unanimously ruled in favor of two former Morgan Stanley brokers, represented ... Read more

February 2013

Susman Godfrey Sponsors CLE – The Ethics of Texas Negotiation: Are There Any?
February 20, 2013 - 1.0 hour of Ethics CLE Credit Sure, we all negotiate every day and we never intentionally mislead the other ... Read more

February 2013

Susman Godfrey LLP Wins Landmark Trial Over $1 Billion of Mortgage-Backed Securities
NEW YORK (February 6, 2013) – Federal Judge Jed S. Rakoff in Manhattan ruled on February 5th that Flagstar Bank has to pay ... Read more

February 2013

The Am Law Litigation Daily Names Jacob Buchdahl Litigator of the Week
Jacob Buchdahl scored a big win on Tuesday, February 5th when U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff finally issued a long-awaited ruling that may ... Read more

February 2013

Susman Godfrey No. 1 Litigation Boutique in the U.S. Ranking, Texas Law Firm of the Year Award
Press Release - Houston, TX - For the second year in a row, Vault.com has named Susman Godfrey LLP the number one Litigation ... Read more

February 2013

Cities Coalition, Susman Godfrey Reacts to Announcement of Discontinued Power Plant Application
Release - Dallas, TX - Today the Texas Clean Air Cities Coalition issued its response to the announcement yesterday by the Las Brisas ... Read more

January 2013

Susman Godfrey is Rated in Best Lawyers 2013 Tier 1 Rankings
Susman Godfrey was rated in Best Lawyers 2013 Tier 1 rankings nationwide in the following areas: Litigation - Antitrust; Litigation - Intellectual Property; ... Read more

January 2013

Susman Godfrey Announces Bonuses, New Partners
Houston, TX - Susman Godfrey LLP, the national litigation boutique, made three new partners and announced big bonuses over the weekend.  Bonuses ranged ... Read more

December 2012

Susman Godfrey Partners Secure Affirmation of License for $200 Million Prostate Cancer Drug
Matthew Berry, Bill Carmody and Jacob Buchdahl represented Aragon Pharmaceuticals in a breach of contract action in the San Francisco Superior Court.  They ... Read more

December 2012

Parker Folse Elected to U.S. Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Civil Rules
In December 2012, the Chief Justice of the United States appointed Parker Folse to the U.S. Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Civil Rules ... Read more

December 2012

Steve Susman Delivers the 25th Annual Irving R. Segal Lecture in Trial Advocacy at the University of Pennsylvania
Press Release - Houston, TX - On Tuesday Nov. 27, Stephen D. Susman, Founding Partner of Susman Godfrey LLP, delivered the 25th annual ... Read more

November 2012

Susman Godfrey Partner Argues to US Supreme Court
On November 5, Susman Godfrey partner Barry Barnett did something that only a tiny number of American lawyers ever do: he argued a case before the U.S. ... Read more

November 2012

Susman Godfrey Has Donated $50,000 to the Red Cross and the Salvation Army for Hurricane Relief in the Northeast
New York, New York - Susman Godfrey LLP announced today that it has donated $50,000 to the Red Cross and the Salvation Army ... Read more

November 2012

Steve Susman Speaks to a Group of Local Attorneys About Restoring a Fully Functioning Judiciary
On September 11, 2012, Steve Susman spoke to a group of local attorneys about retoring a fully functioning judiciary.  The courts cannot function ... Read more

September 2012

Bill Carmody Speaks to the National Law Journal About the Libor Scandal
Bill Carmody, a partner in the New York office, speaks to The National Law Journal about the Libor Scandal.  To read more, click here. Read more

August 2012

Susman Godfrey Wins 2012 National Best Litigation Boutique Honor
A 2013 nation-wide survey ranks Susman Godfrey no. 1 among litigation boutiques across the United States. The firm’s score – 45.6 – eclipses ... Read more

June 2012

Susman Godfrey L.L.P Wins Fifth Circuit Appeal for KBR, Inc. Against Shareholder Activist
On June 11, 2012, Susman Godfrey L.L.P. won an appeal in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in favor of ... Read more

June 2012

Susman Godfrey Wins $15.4 Million Verdict In Patent Infringement Suit Against Xilinx and Avnet
A jury returned a verdict of $15,399,900.00 in a patent infringement case in favor of PACT XPP Technologies, AG. PACT, a company based ... Read more

May 2012

Susman Godfrey is Listed in the Top Texas Verdicts for 2011
Susman Godfrey is being recognized for its role in helping win one of the largest verdicts in Texas during 2011. Texas Lawyer newspaper is ... Read more

May 2012

Susman Godfrey’s Cycling Team Swift Justice Raises $180,000 to Fight Multiple Sclerosis
Susman Godfrey's cycling team "Swift Justice" raised $180,000 to fight multiple sclerosis.  Click here to view the press release. Read more

April 2012

Susman Godfrey Leads Client to Big Oil and Gas Win in Louisiana Trial Court
Dallas, Texas – The other side thought the case related to theft of their 3D seismic data. They felt so strongly about it ... Read more

March 2012

Two Susman Godfrey Partners Admitted to the American College of Trial Lawyers
Houston, Texas - Parker Folse and Neal Manne have become Fellows in the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal ... Read more

March 2012

Susman Godfrey Wins Summary Judgment in $5 Million Life Settlement Rescission Lawsuit
LOS ANGELES - A New York state court recently rejected as a matter of law an insurance company's attempt to rescind a $5 ... Read more

March 2012

Peer Review Ranks 23 Susman Godfrey Lawyers Preeminent
The famous legal directory, Martindale-Hubbell, has named 23 lawyers at Susman Godfrey to its “AV Preeminent” list. The AV rating attests to “the fact ... Read more

February 2012

Susman Godfrey Associate Wins Dismissal of Billion-Dollar Recission Claim Against Client OppenheimerFunds
This week, Susman Godfrey obtained a major victory for client OppenheimerFunds, when the court ruled from the bench that the plaintiff banks were ... Read more

January 2012

Susman Godfrey, Foley Bezek and Good Wildman File Class Action Lawsuit Against Petroleum Development
Los Angeles, CA, (PR NEWSWIRE) - December 22, 2011 - On December 7, 2011, a class action lawsuit was filed against Petroleum Development ... Read more

December 2011

Susman Godfrey L.L.P. Wins Appeal in Cable Antitrust Class in Third Circuit
Dallas, Texas — A class of Comcast cable subscribers in the Philadelphia area last week won an appeal that challenged the trial court's ... Read more

August 2011

Barry Barnett Elected to 2011-2012 Board of Trustees for Center for American and International Law
The Center for American and International Law has elected Barry Barnett of Susman Godfrey L.L.P. in Dallas to The Center's 2011-2012 Board of ... Read more

July 2011

Susman Godfrey L.L.P. Client Obtains Total Victory Against Guggenheim Partners Subsidiary
New York, NY — After years of contentious litigation, Justice Jeffrey K. Oing of the New York Supreme Court today awarded judgment to ... Read more

June 2011

Susman Godfrey Named One Of “The World’s Leading Patent Litigators” for 2011
Susman Godfrey was named one of "The World's Leading Patent Litigators" for 2011 in IAM Patent Litigation 250 by Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) magazine. This is a ... Read more

June 2011

Susman Godfrey Wins Defense Verdict for The Rawlings Company in Employment Class Action
A jury in Oldham County, Kentucky returned a verdict Friday in favor of The Rawlings Company, in a class action brought against Rawlings ... Read more

May 2011

Court Approves $16,500,000 Settlement in Securities Class Action Brought by Susman Godfrey Against Dendreon
A federal court has approved a $16,500,000 settlement of a securities class action against Seattle biotechnology company Dendreon Corporation and two of its ... Read more

May 2011

Susman Godfrey Wins $23 Million Verdict In Patent Infringement Suit Against Samsung
Late Monday afternoon, a jury returned a verdict of over $23 million in a patent infringement case in favor of Fractus, S.A., represented ... Read more

May 2011

Susman Godfrey L.L.P. Wins Reversal in $20 Million Life Settlement Rescission Lawsuit
The California Court of Appeals recently rejected as a matter of law an insurance company's attempt to rescind $20 million worth of life ... Read more

May 2011

Susman Godfrey Builds Habitat for Humanity House
The partners of Susman Godfrey donated $65,000 to Habitat for Humanity in Houston for the construction of a house for a deserving family. ... Read more

May 2011

Susman Godfrey Raises $100,000 to Fight Multiple Sclerosis
37 Susman Godfrey partners, associates, staff, family and friends rode 180 miles from Houston to Austin as part of the BP MS 150 ... Read more

May 2011

Susman Godfrey L.L.P Partner Neal Manne is awarded the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL’s) 2011 Karen H. Susman Jurisprudence Award
The 2011 Karen H. Susman Jurisprudence Luncheon honoring Susman Godfrey partner Neal Manne and past recipients on this 25th anniversary of the award ... Read more

April 2011

Susman Godfrey is Ranked in The National Law Journal’s Top 100 Verdicts of 2010
DALLAS, TEXAS-March 24, 2011. The National Law Journal just released its list of the Top 100 Verdicts of 2010. Top Verdict #8 on ... Read more

March 2011

The perfect brief? Legal writing guru Bryan Garner, editor in chief of Black’s Law Dictionary, says Susman Godfrey’s Fifth Circuit submission merits such praise
The perfect brief? Legal writing guru Bryan Garner, editor in chief of Black's Law Dictionary, says Susman Godfrey's Fifth Circuit submission merits such ... Read more

March 2011

Susman Godfrey Again Persuades Judges to Recommend Denial of Las Brisas Permit
Austin, Texas — On December 1st, two Administrative Law Judges recommended that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality deny the air permit application of ... Read more

December 2010

Susman Godfrey wins appellate victory; Tenth Circuit affirms $16 Million verdict for AT&T customers
The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a judgment awarding $16 million plus interest to a class of residential customers in California. ... Read more

November 2010

Susman Godfrey wins jury trial and defeats a $500 million breach of contract claim brought against their client
Dallas, Texas — Susman Godfrey lawyers led a trial team that cleared Luminant of charges that the company breached a major power supply contract ... Read more

June 2010

Susman Godfrey wins $225 million jury verdict for Dillard’s
Dallas, Texas — A Dallas County jury awarded more than $225 million to Dillard's, Inc. (DDS) who sued i2 Technologies for fraud, breach of ... Read more

June 2010

Susman Godfrey and Kelly, Hart & Hallman defeat $50 million breach of contract claim and win a $2million counterclaim
Dallas, Texas — Susman Godfrey lawyers again teamed with colleagues from Kelly, Hart & Hallman and Energy Future Holdings Corp. ("EFH"), this time in ... Read more

June 2010

Susman Godfrey L.L.P Wins First-of-Its-Kind
Houston, Texas - On March 10, 2010, Susman Godfrey L.L.P. won a declaratory judgment in favor of Apache Corporation and against shareholder activist John ... Read more

March 2010

Susman Godfrey Persuades Judges to Recommend Denial of Las Brisas Permit
Dallas, Texas — Two judges recommended on Monday that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) should deny or remand a draft permit ... Read more

March 2010

Susman Godfrey Wins Summary Judgment in $5 Million Life Settlement Rescission Lawsuit
Los Angeles, California — A New York state court recently rejected as a matter of law an insurance company's attempt to rescind a ... Read more

March 2010

Susman Godfrey Recognized as 2009 Commerical Litigation Law Firm of the Year by ACQ Finance Magazine
Susman Godfrey is recognized as 2009 Commerical Litigation Law Firm of the Year by ACQ Finance Magazine Country Law Awards. The voting poll ... Read more

October 2009

Chrysler Creditors Seek ‘Billions’ From Daimler
By Brendan Pierson Law360, New York (August 04, 2009) --Creditors of Chrysler LLC have asked a bankruptcy court for permission to sue the ... Read more

August 2009

Jury Awards $178.7 Million Against NL Industries, Inc.
DALLAS, Texas — A Dallas County jury has awarded more than $178 million to minority shareholders of an NL Industries, Inc. subsidiary who alleged ... Read more

July 2009

Court Awards $42.4 Million Against State of Indiana – Victory on Behalf of Indiana State Employees Believed to Be Among Largest Class Action Judgments Against State in History
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana — An Indiana trial court has awarded more than $42 million to current and former Indiana state employees who were required ... Read more

July 2009

Susman Godfrey Wins Federal Civil Rights JuryTrial – Houston Jury Finds City of Houston Liable for $5,000,000 In Wrongful Conviction Lawsuit
On June 25, 2009, a federal jury in Houston returned a verdict finding the City of Houston liable in a civil rights lawsuit ... Read more

July 2009

Susman Godfrey L.L.P. Obtains $45 Million Settlement for Milwaukee County During Trial Against Mercer (US), Inc.
Mercer (US), Inc.--formerly known as Mercer Human Resource Consulting--has agreed to pay $45 million to plaintiffs Milwaukee County and the Milwaukee County Employee's ... Read more

May 2009

Paltalk Holdings Inc. and Microsoft Corp. Reach Settlement and Enter Licensing Agreement
New York, NY and Houston, TX — May, 2009 — Paltalk, the leading real-time, video-based community, announced it has settled a lawsuit against Microsoft ... Read more

May 2009

Susman Godfrey Obtains Preliminary Approval of $20 Million Class Action Settlement Against Google
Susman Godfrey, along with co-counsel Wolf Popper LLP, obtained preliminary approval of a proposed $20 million class action settlement agreement in a case ... Read more

May 2009

Fractus S.A. Sues Ten Cell Phone Manufacturers for Patent Infringement on Nine Different Patents
HOUSTON, TX and BARCELONA, SPAIN - On Tuesday, May 5, 2009, Fractus S.A. of Barcelona, Spain sued cell phone manufacturers Samsung, LG, RIM, Pantech, ... Read more

May 2009

News Corp. Unit Buys Rival After Settling a Suit With It – Susman Godfrey Successfully Represented Floorgraphics
News America Marketing, a unit of the News Corporation that produces coupon inserts and sells advertising in supermarkets, settled a lawsuit this week with a ... Read more

March 2009

Susman Godfrey Recognized as 2008 Commercial Litigation Law Firm of the Year by ACQ Finance Magazine
Susman Godfrey is recognized as 2008 Commercial Litigation Law Firm of the Year by ACQ Finance Magazine Country Law Awards. The voting poll ... Read more

March 2009

Susman Godfrey Wins Unanimous Jury Verdict for Northville Product Services
Houston, Texas Feb. 9 — On Friday, February 6, 2009, a Texas jury returned a unanimous verdict in favor of Susman Godfrey client Northville ... Read more

February 2009

New Talk of Who Escaped Madoff Scheme Sparks Anger
Bernard Madoff's alleged massive financial fraud has sparked more outrage as news circulates a major U.S. bank may have cashed out early while ... Read more

January 2009

Price Paid for Merrill is Rising
You could hardly blame Kenneth D. Lewis, the embattled leader of the Bank of America Corporation, for feeling a bit of buyer’s remorse. His audacious ... Read more

January 2009

Susman Godfrey Recognized for Second Time by AMLAW Litigation Boutique of the Year
The American Lawyer has again recognized Susman Godfrey as one of only eight law firms profiled in its Litigation Boutique of the Year ... Read more

January 2009